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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF PENN YAN
224 Main Street May 10, 2009
Penn Yan, New York 10:00 A.M.
We, as God’s people, will use our gifts and talents
to seek out and bring people to Christ,
by maturing in our faith,
by deepening our fellowship,
and by caring for people
for the honor and glory of God.
Songs of Worship and Praise “The Bond of Love” No. 11
Welcome and Announcements
Scripture Reading Deuteronomy 15:7-11 Pg. 208 OT
*Hymn “All Things Bright and Beautiful” No. 267
Birthday hymn for Trevor Conrad
We come to you, loving God, needing the love you alone can give. Your love comes to us in Jesus, bringing abundant life for all who will receive it. Empower us by your love to love one another. Abide in us to make perfect your love within and among us; through Jesus Christ, our Lord, we pray, as he taught us…
*The Lord’s Prayer (Using “debts”)
Special Music “The Human Touch” Barb Stewart
*Hymn “God, You Spin the Whirling Planets” No. 285
Birthday Hymn for Kathie Lawrence
Prayers with the People
Scripture 1 John 4:7-21 Pg. 327 NT
Sermon “The Two Sides of Love” Rev. Don Lawrence
*Doxology Praise God from whom all blessings flow
Praise Him all creatures here below
Praise Him above ye heavenly host
Praise Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen
*Prayer of Dedication
*Hymn “O for a World” No. 386
*If you wish to and are able, you are invited to stand.
Lay Reader: Cheryl Stewart
Greeters: Charlie Miller and Matt Scutt
Ushers: Ethel Clancy, Judi Gibbs, Bob Fullagar,
Charlie Miller, Greg Miller, Barbara Stewart
Choir Director: Nancy Tharp
Pastor: Rev. Dr. John R. Tharp
Church Phone: 315-536-9821
Church E-mail: email@example.com
Church Website: www.geocities.com/pennyanfbc/index.html
The flowers on the altar
are in loving memory of :
Our Mother Ruth L. Seager
~ From Bill & Dee Dee Seager
Our mother Elsie “Peg” Pond (7/31/1904) and
Our father Edward Pond (5/15/190
~ From their children, grand children
and great grandchildren.
Our Prayer Concerns:
At Clinton Crest: Burton Barcliff Kathleen Clayson
Gerry Lane Margaret Hartwell
At the Homestead: Helen Ansley Virginia DeLooza
Alberta Gottshall Viola Gray Willie Nelson
Luella Passage Dick Sharman Irene Wachala
At the Manor: Helena Cranmer
Our Special Missionaries:
Mrs. Susan Harding in Alaska
Dr. James & Rev. Debra Kelsey in Italy
Mary Armstrong Mary Gillette Frieda Slocum
Eva Jean Best Marlene Guild Barbara Stewart
Kathy Beyea Alicia Hurlburt Brad Stewart
Bessie Bliss Kim Strong Imisides Charlie Taylor
Milly Bloomquist Don Johnson Jean Wager
Pat Carroll Lori Lawrence Rick Weir
Judi Gibbs Barbara Mortensen Ralph Wilkes
Bill Gillette Keith Pierce Phyllis & Elwood Whitbeck
Eva Dillon’s daughter in Virginia
Dorothy Mott - Dick Johnson’s sister
Howard Soper-awaiting bladder surgery 5/28
Mary, Mark & newborn son, Gabriel (Soper) McBryan-complications during delivery, needs prayers.
Please keep the church office updated on your loved one.
This Week’s Schedule & Announcements
Today, May 10
¨ The Blanket Sunday offering will be taken
¨ Happy Mother’s Day to all of our Mom’s!
Monday, May 11
¨ 7 pm Community Chorus
Tuesday, May 12
¨ 10:30 am Mary & Martha Circle
¨ 6:30 pm Girl Scouts
¨ 7 pm Trustees
Wednesday, May 13
¨ 5 pm Backpack packing
¨ 7 pm Evening Food for the Needy
Thursday, May 14
¨ 7 pm Boy Scouts
Saturday, May 16
Happy Birthday to Trevor Conrad!
Mary & Martha Circle
Tuesday, May 12, at 10:30 am
All ladies of the church are invited. Bring your own sandwich.
Devotions ~ Kathie Lawrence Dessert for the group ~ Kathryn Warren
for Thursday, May 14 is cancelled.
Sunday, May 17 at 7 pm
Hope has a name…“Joshua” tells the story of a possible second coming of Christ to a small U.S. town. Bring a snack to share with the group and your own comfortable chair if you like.
Advisory Council meeting
There will be a meeting of the Council on Thursday, May 21, at 7 pm.
All boards and committees should be represented.
¨ Trustees, report on efforts to reach members who did not respond to financial canvas.
¨ Diaconate, progress of efforts to review church membership rolls.
¨ Set church calendar for balance of year and set schedule for Sunday coffee hour for the months July – Dec.
Asbury Hand Bell Ensemble
Friday, May 29, at 7:30 pm
Brought to you by the Deacons, this will be a concert of hand bells, hand chimes and percussion; joined by other musical artists playing flute, saxophone and piano. Following the concert there will be an opportunity to learn more about hand bells and perhaps even trying your own had at playing one. A love offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served in the Great Room following the concert.
Filipino Sunday Luncheon
Sunday, May 31 noon – 2 pm
Ethel Clancy and friends will prepare this special luncheon to benefit the church local budget. Presale Tickets are $9-adults ($10 at the door); $5-kids 5 and under. Menu: Lumpia (spring roll), Pancit (stir fry noodle dish w/meat & veg), Caldereta (rich beef stew), and Maja Blanca (dessert).
Undies Sunday during May
Through Undies Sunday your Mission Committee will be collecting undies and personal care items for the Cameron Community Center located in one of the poorer sections of Rochester. So… when you are out shopping remember this project. You will find a box for your donations at the front of the sanctuary. Let’s see what we can do!
Will be held on Sunday, June 14, immediately following the service.
During the summer months we will combine the June & July newsletter into one publication. All articles should be submitted to the office by May 20. There will not be an August newsletter.
Relay for Life
This year’s Relay for Life will be held on June 6 & 7, at the Penn Yan Firemen’s Field. The relay is an all night walk to raise money to fund cancer research, education and patient services. Anyone interested in being on a team or making a decision is encouraged to do so! For more information, please contact Beth DeLooza at 536-3162 or Pam Scutt at 536-2791.
Team “Footprints” led by Pam Scutt
and Team “Eastview” led by Beth DeLooza
would like to invite everyone to attend.
There will be a Spaghetti Dinner
at the Moose Club
on Thursday, May 28, from 5 – 7 pm.
Proceeds will benefit the Relay for Life.
Tickets for children and adults are $6 each.
Walk-ins are welcome or presale tickets are available by contacting either
Pam at 536-2791 ~ or ~ Beth at 536-3162.
Welcome to First Baptist Church of Penn Yan. We are glad you joined us and hope you’ll feel at home, as we celebrate our faith and praise God together.
We invite you to bring your children to the nursery during the service for a safe and Christian environment so that you may more fully experience Worship.
Following today’s service please come to enjoy coffee, refreshments and fellowship in the Great Room.
Words you would never hear from a Mother:
¨ “Just leave all the lights on. It makes the house look more cheery.”
¨ “Sure, I used to skip school a lot, too.”
¨ “If Nancy’s Mom says it’s okay, that’s good enough for me.”
¨ “I don’t have a tissue with me. Just use your sleeve.”
¨ “Let me smell that shirt. Yeah, it’s good for another week.”
¨ When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.